Rock Art

AboriginalartAlthough we’ve been in Australia for 3 months, we’ve not really seen very much about the Aboriginal culture, and so we went to Brambuk Aboriginal cultural centre in the Grampians today. As well as the usual things (glass cases full of 200 year old didgeridoos and boomerangs) which museums love and kids hate, they’d also laid on some holiday activities for children. The girls had a go at aboriginal art, creating paintings with dots, using bits of grass and poster paints. Not to be left out, I had a go too, painting a dotty Australian flag on a rock. Charlotte painted her own boomerang, and Emily daubed a rock in a not-quite-Aboriginal style.

And when I got back to the cabin, I had a go at creating an Aboriginal-style Opa: